• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT PHILIBERT TSIRANANA OF MALAGASY REPUBLIC PAID AN HOUR-LONG VISIT TO PRESIDENT CHARLES DE GAULLE IN PARIS YESTERDAY.

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    PRESIDENT PHILIBERT TSIRANANA OF MALAGASY REPUBLIC PAID AN HOUR-LONG VISIT TO PRESIDENT CHARLES DE GAULLE IN PARIS YESTERDAY. PRESIDENT TSIRANANA ARRIVED IN PARIS DIRECT FROM THE SUMMIT MEETING OF THE AFRO-MALAGASY COMMON ORGANISATION (OCAM) IN KINSHASA.

    THEIR MEETING LASTED 55 MINUTES, DURING WHICH THE TWO HEADS OF STATE DISCUSSED THE OCAM MEETING AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS.

    WHEN HE LEFT THE MEETING, PRESIDENT TSIRANANA WOULD NOT CONFIRM THAT HE HAD BEEN A MANDATE BY HIS OCAM COLLEAGUES TO DISCUSS WITH PRESIDENT DE GAULLE THE PROBLEM OF THE STRAINED RELATIONS BETWEEN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC AND ITS NEIGHBOURS, CHAD AND CONGO-KINSHASA, BUT CONFINED HIMSELF TO SAYING THAT WHEN PROBLEMS AROSE IN OCAM, THE MEMBERS WERE ABLE TO SETTLE THEM AMICABLY.

    WITH REGARD TO MADAGASCAR'S DECISION TO JOIN OCAM, PRESIDENT TSIRANANA REPORTED THAT PRESIDENT DE GAULLE HAD EXPRESSED HIMSELF HAPPY WITH THE DECISION.

    PRESIDENT TSIRANANA LEFT PARIS LAST NIGHT FOR A SHORT HOLIDAY IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE BEFORE RETURNING TO MADAGASCAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8WC1M04HN9TQIUA0JPCYUULS8
    Media URN:
    VLVA8WC1M04HN9TQIUA0JPCYUULS8
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/02/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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